A sixth Pierce Countian, Linda Bates, has reportedly died of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The 73-year-old woman’s death appeared in the Department of Public Health (DPH) report Thursday, July 30.


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Patsy Latrelle Smith, 78, of Brunswick, passed away Wednesday,…

The other day I made cornbread and as I did, I spent time with Mama. She was there by my side as clearly as the times that, as a child, I watched her make it.

In these days of discontent and destruction, hate and harangue, we could really use Roy Rogers. And Trigger, his Golden Palomino. Or Dale Evans and Bullet the Wonder Dog, not to mention the Sons of the Pioneers. I believe if we could get this group back, we could find our kinder and gentler selves.